Reality TV Co. Sues 'Wife Swap' Director For Footage Theft

Law360, New York (August 31, 2011, 9:01 PM EDT) -- Reality television company Feeding Time Productions Inc. sued former employee and 'Wife Swap' director Philip Lott Tuesday claiming he breached an agreement when he stole and falsely claimed credit for certain FTP materials, including a special featured on Discovery Channel's Shark Week, to promote his career.

According to FTP's complaint in California state court, Lott took dozens of promotional reels, stills, unaired programs and other nonpublic footage when he left the company in June. He then allegedly used the materials in promotional reels used to sell...
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